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Game Warden: Body recovered of drowning victim at Lake Livingston

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A person has died following a drowning at a lake in Polk County.

Details are limited, but Texas Game Warden Ryan Hall says a male and female swimmer were in Lake Livingston around 9 p.m. Saturday night when their boat drifted away due to wind. 

A rescue mission was launched Saturday night, but the male swimmer was not found. Crews resumed the search on Sunday and discovered that the male had drowned. Justice of the Peace David Johnson pronounced the swimmer dead.

There is no word yet on the condition of the female swimmer. No identities have been released.

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